Klaipeda Puppet Theatre is one of the youngest up-and-coming puppet theatres in Lithuania, constantly in search of new means of theatrical expression in the language of puppetry. It is a contemporary, refined, representative theatre that is interesting for both children and the adult viewers.
Klaipeda Puppet Theatre's mission is to introduce the conventional and unconventional art of puppetry to the children and youth from Klaipeda and Klaipeda Region; to educate them intellectually and culturally; to shape the value system of children and youth. Public institution Klaipeda Puppet Theatre is the only professional, repertoire puppet theatre in Western Lithuania which carries out its activities in the framework of the annual programme and the strategic Klaipeda Puppet Theatre plan. „If one had to choose a cultural institution that puts the most work into educating the youngest generation, Klaipeda Puppet Theatre would be at the top of the list, with its increasing offer of plays and initiatives aimed at the youngest audiences,“ writes theatrologist Gitana Gugeviciute. Theatre experts name Klaipeda Puppet Theatre as one of the strongest, most ambitious puppet theaters in our country. By performing regularly for children, organising various educational projects, our theatre fills an important niche in Klaipeda – its brings theatre to the young, as well as adult, audiences.